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October 2016 Archives

Will back child support affect my tax refund?

Each year, taxpayers have a myriad of concerns when tax season approaches. However, if you have fallen behind on child support payments or are worried that you will no longer be able to pay child support, it is especially important for you to understand how that could have an impact on your tax refund. In Lee County, and elsewhere in Florida, unpaid child support can lead to a host of problems that may upend your life.

What is custody interference?

When a child's parents split up, a number of legal issues may arise. If you have recently gone through a divorce in Lee County or are living apart from your child's other parent, you may know how stressful it can be to find yourself in this position. With child support, visitation or any other legal matters you may encounter, you should always focus on your child's best interests. Moreover, there are other complications that you must handle appropriately if they start to affect your life, such as custody interference.

Five things you should know about parenting plans

Child custody is an area of family law that is ruled by emotions. Parents want what is best for their children. It is usually easier for parents who live together to work through issues, but when the parents aren't in a relationship, things can get difficult. This is where a parenting plan comes into the picture.

Taking a look at domestic violence statistics

If you have been charged with domestic violence, your life may have changed in many ways. For example, you may have been fired, or you could be unable to spend time with your children. To make matters even worse, many people have found themselves in this position over lies and false allegations. At the law office of Fried and Fried, P.A., we understand how challenging life can be for people who are facing domestic violence charges in Lee County, and other counties throughout Florida.

Do grandparents have visitation rights?

If you are a grandparent or are concerned about a grandparent's ability to visit your child, it is vital to understand where state law stands on grandparent visitation. In Lee County, and across Florida, visitation can have a significant impact on families. As a result, it is essential for parents to make the best interests of their children a top priority and handle legal matters involving their family properly.

Handling false allegations of domestic violence

Domestic violence is a serious problem that affects far too many families. However, not all domestic violence allegations are true. In Lee County, and all parts of Florida, accusations of abuse or another type of domestic violence can lead to challenges that affect you on a daily basis. To make matters worse, it can be especially upsetting when your life is upended obecause of lies.

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